2016 priority target overview: Wide Receiver

Arizona State has signed a good collection of wide receivers since Todd Graham arrived but by signing only one wide receiver in 2015 class, the position lacks the depth the coaching staff would like to have moving forward.

With two seniors on the roster, we expect ASU will feel a need to sign at least four receiver recruits this year.

Here's our look at the uncommitted receiver prospects who have offers from Arizona State.

Arlington (Texas) Lamar receiver recruit Kofi Boateng, who has an offer list approaching 20 schools, told Scout.com in March about his offers, “The ones that are recruiting me hardest are Kansas, Arizona State, Ole Miss, Maryland, and Texas Tech.” He is being recruited to ASU by DelVaughn Alexander.

Detriot (Mich.) King four-star Donnie Corley, with offers including Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State and others, appears to be a longshot for Arizona State at this time. The 6-foot-3 185-pounder seems focused on the Big-10 or SEC.

Dylan Crawford has tended to talk as though he's narrowing in on Cal, Michigan, Stanford, USC and Washington as an early Top-5. As a junior, he was credited with 53 receptions for 993 yards and 10 touchdowns for La Canada (Calif.) St. Francis. He has since transferred to Rancho Santa Margarita.

Four-star Brighton (Utah) receiver prospect Simi Fehoko was credited with 65 receptions for 1,644 yards and 24 touchdowns last season. He also had 28 tackles and three interceptions on defense. Clemson, Michigan and Stanford have also reportedly offered.

Bastrop, Louisiana, receiver recruit Isaiah Graham was credited with 48 catches for 1130 yards with 20 touchdowns last fall. Including Arizona State, he claims offers from Arkansas, California, Miami, Nebraska, TCU and Texas Tech among others.

N’Keal Harry was not widely know about last fall but after a strong season with Chandler and a great start to his off-season he has become one of the top receiver recruits in the West. He has said ASU is recruiting him hard and if he choses to stay in-state it would be with ASU.

Patterson, Louisiana, four-star receiver recruit Mykel Jones was credited with 32 catches for 606 yards and 8 touchdowns last year. He is probably a long shot for Arizona State as LSU, Alabama and Ole Miss are reportedly his leaders.

Chase Lucas might be the best chance for the Sun Devils out of the current group of offered in-state prospects. He is very close with ASU quarterback recruit Bryce Perkins but also has a lot of prominent suitors. He could also end up playing either cornerback or safety.

Corona (Calif.) Centennial recruit Javon McKinley has shown interest in the Sun Devils thus far. The four-star prospect has already officially visited Arizona State this spring and expects to return this summer. He also is reportedly high on Miami, Notre Dame, UCLA and USC.

Steffon McKnight, a four-star prospect from San Diego (Calif.) Mira Mesa, is reportedly focusing now on Oregon, USC and Washington. He has indicated that he is still considering other programs and has over a dozen offers including the Sun Devils.

Fresno (Calif.) Clovis West recruit Darian Owens claims offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, California, Colorado State, Fresno State, Notre Dame, Oklahoma,Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA, USC and Washington State but is reportedly focusing on the Ducks, Bruins and Huskies.

Arizona State has offered Las Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat receiver prospect Tyler Vaughns. The five-star prospect told Scout.com in early March that USC was his top choice, which is tough to overcome given that he's from the Los Angeles-area. As a junior, He hauled in 83 receptions for 1,183 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Destrehan, Louisiana prospect John Williams is a good fit for the 2-receiver (field side) position in the Arizona State scheme. He also claims offers from Colorado State, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Monroe, Memphis, Southern Miss and Wake Forest.

Iowa Western C.C. Taj Williams is originally from Tallahassee (Fla.) Lincoln and committed to Indiana out of high school. The 6-foot-3 and 200-pounder also claims offers from Auburn, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisville, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Florida, Texas, and Toledo.


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